Philadelphia Phillies: 6 Worst Ideas During Ruben Amaro's Tenure as GM

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Philadelphia Phillies: 6 Worst Ideas During Ruben Amaro's Tenure as GM
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Amaro has impressively closed a number of big deals

What a start Ruben Amaro Jr. has put together in his career as general manager. He's acquired All-Stars more than annually, often multiple times per season.

Amaro has maintained the winning mantra that was created in Philadelphia when Pat Gillick was in charge, and arguably has added to it by being able to have players such as Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Roy Oswalt and Jonathan Papelbon all want to come to Philadelphia to play.

He has not been without his errors, though; and for all his brilliant moves that put the team in a tremendous position to succeed, he has often prevented his team from being well-rounded enough to completely capture that World Series title.

Here are the six dumbest moves of Ruben Amaro's tenure.

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